Progressive waste programs key to Los Angeles' success
- Waste-To-Energy plants in the works. Gigante, Lucienne // Caribbean Business;8/27/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p2
Reports on the evaluation of nine technologies proposed by companies for the first waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in the Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) garbage infrastructure plan. Comments from SWMA Executive Director Roxanna Longoria regarding the Request for Qualification (RFQ)...
- The evolution of industrial waste management. Lindsey // Pollution Engineering;Nov99, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p48
Focuses on the changes in industrial waste management in the United States. Pollution prevention strategy of companies; Large scale emission of pollutants due to industrial revolution; Effects of upstream processes on waste treatment and management activities. INSET: Making pollution...
- To lease or to finance: Is that your question? Powell, Kathleen L.; Ramsey, Curtis // World Wastes;Mar1998, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p60
Provides advice to independent owners and operators on whether to lease or finance solid waste equipment. Difference between leasing and financing; Used of cash on expansion and operating expenses; Equipment factors that determine an owner's decision to finance or lease; Factors that affect...
- The daily line. // Waste News;02/01/99, Vol. 4 Issue 38, p1
Presents a graph related to municipal solid waste generation in New York City in 1998.
- U.S. waste stream includes 7% food. // Waste News;02/01/99, Vol. 4 Issue 38, p6
Reports that food comprises almost seven percent by weight of the total United States municipal solid waste stream.
- Clearly Canadian. Acohido, Byron // Waste News;03/29/99, Vol. 4 Issue 46, p1
Presents an update on the waste diversion programs and initiatives in Canada as of March 1999. Forecast that most of Canada's provinces and territories will fail to meet the 2000 waste diversion target; Financial burden assigned to manufacturers and distributors in the national waste diversion...
- An indicator of solid waste generation potential for Illinois using principal components analysis... Cailas, Michael D.; Kerzee, Ruth G.; Bing-Canar, John; Mensah, Edward K.; Croke, Kevin G.; Swager, Ronald R. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association;May96, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p414
Proposes an indicator of solid waste generation potential (SWGP) as a versatile means to assist the development of integrated solid waste management plans. Evaluation criteria for SWGP indicator; Relationship between SWG and socioeconomic variables; Ordinal scale for SWG studies.
- How to succeed with pay as you throw. Canterbury, Janice // BioCycle;Dec98, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p30
Discusses the use of pay-as-you-throw solid waste management system in the United States. Reduction of collection and disposal costs; Convenient recycling opportunities; Public support for the system. INSETS: Comprehensive analysis of pay as you throw;PAYT leads olympia to decreased collection...
- National overview of biosolids management. Goldstein, Nora // BioCycle;Dec98, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p64
Focuses on biosolids management in the United States. Increase use of biosolids management; Regulation overview; Biosolids quality tracking; Definition of biosolids.